55 episodes

In this podcast series, Tim Richardson (founder, Fern Studios) sits down for an insightful and not-so-serious chat with smart people doing cool stuff. So if you’re into brands, technology, design, e-commerce and people, then tune in.

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    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

In this podcast series, Tim Richardson (founder, Fern Studios) sits down for an insightful and not-so-serious chat with smart people doing cool stuff. So if you’re into brands, technology, design, e-commerce and people, then tune in.

    S1 2022 - Episode 6: Chris Garcin, Co-founder & Co-CEO at Pit Viper

    S1 2022 - Episode 6: Chris Garcin, Co-founder & Co-CEO at Pit Viper

    Topics we explore:  

    ~ Why 90s culture is still relevant in 2022 

    ~ Celebrity endorsements 

    ~ The changing face of DTC playbooks 

    ~ Attracting the wrong customer 

    ~ Running a serious business but not taking yourself too seriously 

    ~ And why everyone needs to see the movie ‘Prayer of the Rollerboys”

    • 42 min
    S1 2022 - Episode 5: Alex Faherty, co-founder & CEO at Faherty

    S1 2022 - Episode 5: Alex Faherty, co-founder & CEO at Faherty

    Topics we explore:  

    ~ Growing up in Jersey Shore 

    ~ The pros and cons of running a family business 

    ~ The advantages of founder-led content 

    ~ Balancing online, wholesale and retail sales channels 

    ~ How DTC playbooks change over time  

    ~ Navigating the current macro climate 

    ~ And why Rusty is the GOAT surf brand

    • 37 min
    S1 2022 - Episode 4: Thomas Robson-Kanu, founder of The Turmeric Co

    S1 2022 - Episode 4: Thomas Robson-Kanu, founder of The Turmeric Co

    Topics we explore:  

    ~ Why Turmeric is so good for us? 

    ~ The challenges of disrupting the supplements space 

    ~ The pros and cons of being an athlete and founder 

    ~ Celebrity partnerships ~ Web3’s application in the eComm space 

    ~ Guilty food pleasures 

    ~ And a whole bunch more

    • 38 min
    S1 2022 - Episode 3: Alan Kwok, Growth Lead at Hero Cosmetics

    S1 2022 - Episode 3: Alan Kwok, Growth Lead at Hero Cosmetics

    Topics we explore:  

    ~ Key startup stage growth areas 

    ~ Relearning after iOS 14 ~ Working with TikTok creators 

    ~ Balancing acquisition and retention  

    ~ Harnessing the power of marketplaces 

    ~ Dedicated reviews pages 

    ~ And a whole bunch more

    • 41 min
    S1 2022 - Episode 2: Tom Broughton, founder of Cubitts

    S1 2022 - Episode 2: Tom Broughton, founder of Cubitts

    Topics we explore:  ~ Disrupting a 300 yr old industry ~ The importance of IRL retail ~ Accidentally becoming a tech business ~ Avoiding Facebook ~ Navigating the current macro climate ~ Finding mentors and not sweating the small stuff

    • 42 min
    S1 2022 Episode 1: Chaz Olajide, founder of Sir Dogwood

    S1 2022 Episode 1: Chaz Olajide, founder of Sir Dogwood

    I chat with Chaz Olajide, founder of Sir Dogwood - a curated online marketplace and inclusive community for swank pups and their sartorially-minded pet parents. We explore how to build a community, balancing acquisition and retention, using SMS effectively, key learnings from the pandemic and her favourite animal Instagram accounts.

    • 40 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
3 Ratings

3 Ratings

hanabello ,

Uplifting and valuable!

Whether you are only interested or currently dabbling in entrepreneurship, you will gain great insight and knowledge by listening to this podcast. Tim and his interesting guests are amazing at telling their stories of horror and success with their online business. Casual yet educational, you will leave with surely a lot more than you expect when you listen to this podcast!

siobhanricho ,

Empty basket leaves brain full!

Great insights into not only retail platforms but an array of consumer topics with super smart, interesting guests and an inquisitive and engaging host!

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